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Old 05-11-04, 03:25 PM   #1
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i am a new member to this forum and i have a problem. i have an Oryx dd 66 and it has horizontal dropouts. my problem is, when ever i hit the breaks (disks) the tire moves in the frame. i tries bmx style chain ajusters, but the didnt work. could any one tell me what to do?
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Old 05-11-04, 03:34 PM   #2
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Not sure what to do but I can relate. I had a Giordana Xcel Super with horizontals too. When I mashed on steeps the wheel would slip. It was a drag. I had to crank the quick releases so tight to keep them from slipping that I then had a very hard time releasing the QR.

I looked at a picture of that bike and it doesn't look as though the drop outs can be replaced.

Maybe its time for Ebay?
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Old 05-11-04, 03:37 PM   #3
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put crown washers between the skewers and the dropout, it gives it more "bite." crown washers can easily be found at any home depot.
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With tfunks suggestion and switch to a through axle it will fix the problem. I am getting rid of all my QRs now that I know how easy it is to rebuild a hub with a TA.

DO NOT CHANGE THE BIKE...that is a sweet frame and it comes with horizontal dropouts for a reason.
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With tfunks suggestion and switch to a through axle it will fix the problem. I am getting rid of all my QRs now that I know how easy it is to rebuild a hub with a TA.

DO NOT CHANGE THE BIKE...that is a sweet frame and it comes with horizontal dropouts for a reason.
That's what I was gonna say, A solid axle and nuts!

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